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Climate Change Workshop

 

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:   
IRWMP PLANNING AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County,
Santa Barbara County
and Upper Santa Clara River Watershed

Thursday, March 15, 2012   ͠   9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Welcome and Introductions
Lynn Rodriguez, Project Manager, WCVC and Ann Hewitt, Anacapa Consulting Services, Inc.

Our Watersheds and Climate Change (Facilitated Discussion)

· Where are we most vulnerable to climate change? What are the most significant impacts?

· What strategies can we adopt to mitigate our contributions to climate change?

· What strategies can we adopt to adapt to the impacts of climate change?

· Is climate change a “game changer” for water planning?  What are the challenges?

 

State of California: Department of Water Resources, Southern Region Office

 

California, Water and Climate Change:  Overview of Climate Change and IRWMP Planning Processes

Lauma Jurkevics, Climate Change Specialist, California Department of Water Resources (Southern Region)

 

Southern Central California:  Climate Change, Water and Adaptation 

Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County  - Lynn Rodriguez and Ann Hewitt

 

California Coastal Conservancy – Bob Thiel, Project Manager

 

Santa Barbara County IRWM Group – Kathy Caldwell, Sr. Project Manager, RMC Water and Environment

 

Upper Santa Clara River IRWM Group – Meredith Clement, Water Resources project Manager, Kennedy/Jenks

 

Calleguas Municipal Water District – Henry Graumlich, Manager of Strategic Planning

 

Questions and Answers

 

 

Conclusions

Panel conclusions—Links

http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/resources.cfm
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/CCHandbook.cfm
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/tools.cfm
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/links.cfm
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/video.cfm
http://www.youtube.com/user/calwater?blend=3&ob=5
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/docs/CC%20Vulnerabilities%20Chart%20w%20schematic%20on%20back%2011X17%201-21-11.pdf
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/CAP.cfm
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/docs/DWR_CCCStudy_FinalReport_Dec23.pdf
http://www.water.ca.gov/floodmgmt/hafoo/csc/
http://wwwcimis.water.ca.gov/cimis/welcome.jsp
http://baydeltaoffice.water.ca.gov/swpreliability/
http://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/Index.aspx
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/docs/SLR_GuidanceDocument_SAT_Responses.pdf
Interim Guidance on Sea Level Rise
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/video.cfm
DWR Climate Change Video Shown at March 15th Workshop: 22 minutes
http://www.youtube.com/user/calwater?blend=3&ob=5
Shorter Version of Video Shown at March 15th Workshop (12 minute version). Scroll down to "A Climate of Change"
http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/events.cfm
Two recent DWR climate change workshops held in Alhambra and West Sacramento now have the presentation slides on the web embedded in the agendas

California Department of Public Health:  Climate Action for Health: Integrating Public Health into Climate Action Planning
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/CCDPHP/Documents/CAPS_and_Health_Published3-22-12.pdf

FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE CLIMATE CHANGE LINKS:
http://training.fws.gov/CSP/Resources/climate_change/home.html
http://training.fws.gov/CSP/Resources/climate_change/safeguarding_bc.html
http://training.fws.gov/CSP/Resources/climate_change/webinar_info/pdfs/presentation/localizing_climate_projections.pdf
 

Wrap-up – Lynn Rodriguez and Ann Hewitt

 


 


 


 



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